November 27 National Electric Guitar Day

November 27th National Electric Guitar Day

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The guitar has been around for next to forever, but it was normally used in small setting and as a chording instrument to accompany singers. When Jazz started featuring the guitar something was required to make it louder and the electric guitar was invented.

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Work on the electric guitar started in the 1910’s but it was not successful until 1931 when George Beauchamp and Paul Barth, of the National Guitar Corporation actually made a working model.

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How to celebrate – Buy an electric guitar. (It is easier to play than an acoustic guitar) Learn how to play guitar. Listen to your favorite guitarist.